Date:  Oct 13, 2021

Courtice, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Nuclear

Position Title:  Onboarding Instructor

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.



Position Overview
Since 1967, we have proudly served Ontario’s nuclear industry. Aecon Nuclear aims to be the partner-of-choice for key nuclear clients and our dedication to excellence is leading us there. Aecon Nuclear provides a full spectrum of Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) services, in addition to maintenance and manufacturing services tailored to meet the demanding requirements of the nuclear power industry.


The joint venture between SNC-Lavalin and Aecon has been awarded a contract with Ontario Power Generation (OPG) to carry out the Darlington Retube and Feeder Replacement (RFR) project. The project involves refurbishment of all four reactors at the Darlington Generating Station and consists of two phases – a Definition Phase and an Execution Phase. The Definition Phase includes the construction of a full-scale reactor mock-up to simulate key elements of the refurbishment work, and the development, procurement and testing of specialized tooling required for the project. The Execution Phase involves refurbishment of the reactor cores using the tools and methods that were developed and tested during the Definition Phase.


The Onboarding and Training Support Team is looking for the ideal candidate to join the team as an Onboarding Instructor. The Onboarding Instructor is responsible for the onboarding and site qualification of all trade employees supporting CanAtom projects at the Darlington and Pickering Nuclear Generating Station.


Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for training project employees on a variety of Environmental Health and Safety related programs such as, Work at Heights, Hoisting and Rigging, Supervisor Training, First Aid, Elevating Work Platform, Forklift Operation, etc.
  • Collaborates across the local organization and network to gather expectations, share best practices, and coordinate program requirements
  • Create an environment conducive to learning for employees
  • Provide timely feedback to management and supervisors relating to employee competency
  • Establish measurable goals and levels of competency of each trainee
  • Provide trainees with timely and relevant feedback, both positive and constructive
  • Document all training in accordance with established legislative standards
  • Promote a safety culture that supports continuous improvement in the EHS management system through active communication, participation and development of skills. Fosters a positive safety culture in which trainees’ value safety
  • Additional duties as assigned


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • A working knowledge of Provincial OHS Legislation
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Health and Safety and training/facilitating within the construction industry
  • Relevant Post-Secondary education or equivalent experience in the Health and Safety field
  • Demonstrated Leadership abilities with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • A designation such as NCSO would be considered an asset
  • Train the Trainer Qualifications in programs such as Work at Heights, Liftow, First Aid, etc.
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in teams
  • Ability to plan, manage, and prioritize multiple, concurrent assignments and tasks
  • Comfortable working in a rapidly changing environment
  • Strong sense of urgency and accountability
  • Knowledge of project management concepts
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Strong organizational skills; attention to detail
  • Willingness to contribute toward, and assist colleagues with projects across functional areas and outside of primary responsibilities to contribute toward the overall team’s success


Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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